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2013 mac pro

  1. rasputin666

    MP 6,1 Should I use a Loaded 6,1 Mac Pro as a Plex Server?

    I have a loaded 6,1 [12 core, 128gb ram, 2tb ssd] doing nothing as I moved to an M1 Mac Mini. I am thinking about using it as a NAS/Plex Server instead of buying a NAS. I'm looking for any feedback on the use case. ease of setup and everyday use is very important to me. i see many youtube...
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    MP 6,1 2013 Mac Pro and Two Monitors: What Do You Prefer?

    I have a 2013 Mac Pro with dual D500 video cards. Right now I use a 24" Apple LED Cinema display (1920x1200) and a 20" Apple Cinema display (1680x1050). I use 2 displays in two ways: to load pallettes in graphic programs on the second monitor, and to have a second monitor run streamed content...
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    MP 6,1 Latest Boot ROM and SMC version on Mac Pro Late 2013 (trashcan)

    Hi, I am planning to upgrade the SSD on my Mac Pro 2013 (trashcan) with a third party NVME drive and all of them seems to require to have the latest Boot ROM version / SMC version in order to work properly with the machine. My system is showing Boot ROM Version: 130.0.0.0.0 and SMC Version...
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    Experiences With Applecare and 2013 Mac Pro

    Does anybody have any experience with getting a 2013 Mac Pro fixed through Applecare and their local Apple Store? My machine started to freeze and eventually refused to start up just over a week ago. Applecare directed me to the nearest Apple Store as it was the closest provider and they've...
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    2013 Mac Pro / 30" Cinema Display Issues

    -2013 Mac Pro -AMD FirePro D500 3072 MB graphics -Dual-link mini display port toDVI adapter -30-inch (2560 x 1600) I have 2 issues that i can't seem to figure out: 1. My screen has horizontal flickering only visible when screen is black. 2. The Apple logo first comes up as quadruple the size...
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    Looking for a computer monitor.

    I cannot decide on which computer monitor to buy for a 2013 Mac Pro that I will be getting soon. Either way, I will still have to wait until next month to get a custom configured Mac Pro, which will be my very first custom Mac. There is a rumor going on that says there might be a new, new Mac...
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    Right amount of RAM for 2013 Mac Pro?

    Hello. I was wondering how much RAM would be enough for me. I am going to be encoding, editing, rendering, and capturing video with the programs being active in the background. While I am waiting for the programs to batch encode and render video, I want to be able to still have enough power to...
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    Need help with 2013 Mac Pro config

    Hello, all! I am looking for the "best" or "perfect" configuration for a new 2013 Mac Pro. My needs are general everyday use such as web browsing, listening to music, watching videos, etc. I will also be editing HD videos in Final Cut Pro X and will be using HandBrake and Apple Compressor as...